Seat Leon >> Gear mechanism: repairing

Identification of cable end-pieces

The holes on the cable securing elements have different diameters.

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Installation position of gear selector lever and relay lever

  1. - Gear selection rod
  2. - Relay lever engages in guide rail of gearbox selector lever via shoe -arrow-.

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Gate relay lever: grease following areas particularly thoroughly prior to installation

  • Shaft -A- of gate relay lever -arrows-; amount of grease: 0.2 grams
  • For grease allocation, refer to - Electronic parts catalogue (ETKA)

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Gearbox selector lever: grease following areas particularly thoroughly prior to installation

  • Guide rail -B- of gearbox selector lever into which gate relay lever engages
  • Support pin for cable end-piece
  • For grease allocation, refer to - Electronic parts catalogue (ETKA)
  • The relay lever and gearbox selector lever may look different from the original part.

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Install gearbox selector lever

  • When fitting the gearbox selector lever, ensure that the gap -arrow A- is aligned with the master spline -arrow B-.

Relay lever: removing and installing

  • Pull locking mechanism forwards in direction of -arrow 1- onto stop and then turn to left in direction of -arrow 2- to lock.

  • Then push relay lever forwards (-direction of arrow 3-).
  • Pull off clip -arrow 1- and remove relay lever together with cable end-piece.

Cable end-piece must be located behind catch -arrow 2-.

  • It is only permissible to remove cable end-piece after relay lever has been removed .
  • Press cable end-piece onto relay lever.
  • Insert gate relay lever with cable end-piece as far as stop.
  • Clip -arrow 1- secures the relay lever.
  • Ensure proper engagement of clip.
  • Cable end-piece must be located behind catch -arrow 2- (previous figure).

With gate relay lever removed: lever cable end-piece for gate selector cable off gate relay lever

  • Relay lever has been removed
  • Insert a flat-blade screwdriver -A- between bush -B- and relay lever.

Pressing on cable end-piece

  • Relay lever has been removed
  • Grease pin for cable end-piece
  • For grease allocation, refer to - Electronic parts catalogue (ETKA) .
  • Press on cable end-piece only at bush -arrow-.
  • Cable end-piece must move freely on relay lever.
  • It must be located behind catch -arrow 2-

Installation position of securing clips -1- and -2-.

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